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Captain Tractor is a folk rock band, based in Edmonton, Alberta. They play a punk-influenced variant of Celtic folk music, similar to such bands as Great Big Sea, The Pogues or Spirit of the West. Their songs are often rich in local, cultural, and geographical references.
The band’s most famous songs have been renditions of the folk music classics “The Log Driver’s Waltz” and “Drunken Sailor”, as well as a cover of the Arrogant Worms’ “The Last Saskatchewan Pirate”. In celebration of the band’s 10th anniversary, Alley Kat Brewing Company released “Captain Tractor Yellowhead Wheat Ale.”
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